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Bucus Tours

Miss. Edith street, Manzanillo 10965, Costa Rica
8932 0030
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Manzanillo
Type: Tours
Owner description: Omar Cook will be your guide for the most of the tours, he is a Manzanillo resident.Who has worked for many years as a trained and certified jungle... more » Owner description: Omar Cook will be your guide for the most of the tours, he is a Manzanillo resident.Who has worked for many years as a trained and certified jungle guide.Omar has expertise in these ranges bird identification, botany animal and plant habits but also in geography of the entire country of Costa Rica.We offer Jungle hikes, Bird watching, Gandoca Lagoon kayak tour, See the Leatherback turtle, Snorkling, Dolphin tours, Indian reserve tour and a lot more adventure tours. « less
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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Barbara and I, while staying in Manzanillo, Limon for a couple weeks, were lucky to be introduced to Omar by our casita mgr., Amanda. Omar was unique in the fact that he not only makes sure you see all types of wildlife (bullet ants, howler monkeys, toucans, eyelash vipers,et al) while touring the jungle; BUT, if you allow yourself the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My husband and I visited Manzanillo, Limon, for the first time over the Christmas holidays. We decided to do a few tours with Omar from Bucus Tours. Omar also owns Cabinas Bucus, where we plan to stay next time (nice, clean rooms with private bath and access to kitchen in the middle of paradise). Tours: - Jungle hike in primary... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed in Punta Uva for 5 days and booked a jungle tour with Omar in Manzanillo after doing some research online. Omar met us on time ready to teach and explore. Over the next 4 plus hours, we hiked with Omar in the nearby refuge learning about the plants and wildlife. We saw monkeys, sloths, snakes, spiders, various ants,... More

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We stayed at his cabinas bucus and took two trips with Omar as our guide. Both were very good! On a walk in the surrounding jungle we were surprised how much we got to see. Without him we would of course not have seen much at all as it takes trained eyes to spot many of the animals. And some... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Omar is passionate about the jungle and teaching you about the indegenous people. He took photos for me and gave me suggestions of good places to snorkel etc. The bri bri tour/waterfall was amazing and one of my favorite trips in costa rica. He picked me up from my hotel and we had a great day. Reccomend wear water shoes... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

We went with Omar on a guided walk in the Primary jungle whilst we stayed at Bucus Cabinas. We thoroughly enjoyed our walk. Omar has eyes like a hawk or better. How he saw some of the things he pointed out to us I have no idea... I do know that without him we would have seen practically nothing. He... More

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Grand Forks, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Omar is an excellent guide for Manzanillo! His knowledge, gentle spirit, and sense of humor was a pleasure to experience. Our tour was a boat ride to a lagoon, a kayak trip through the lagoon, and a relaxing ride back. The trip was fantastic and we learned so much from Omar about his homeland, its species, and history. Absolutely fascinating.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Our family toured the jungle outside of Manzanillo with Omar. Omar was super knowledgeable and very effective at finding creatures that we never would have seen without his assistance. He was funny, warm and happy to answer any questions that we had along the way. His love for his home is apparent and contagious and his tour was one of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Today we went out with Omar and Sherman to tour the Caribbean off Monkey Point. We saw tucuxi dolphins (close-up) and bottle nose dolphins (in the distance). We then stopped to pick up Kayaks and spent a few hours paddling in the Gandoco Lagoon....saw caimans and a wide variety of birds. Afterward, we stopped for a visit at the Punta... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Touring the jungle with Omar Cook was a highlight of our trip. He is extremely knowledgeable about the area, having grown up there. He is patient, funny and obviously cares about imparting a deeper connection and understanding of the area in his clients. It took us nearly an hour just to get out of the village as he showed us... More

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